The processes outlined in this white paper contribute to the growing body of work in developing standards for HIM practices.
Regarded as a landmark bill, the 21st Century Cures Act covers a lot of ground, including transparency, breaking down silos in healthcare, interoperability, and an EHR reporting program.
What could be done to enable interoperable, standards-based capabilities in HIT systems to support HIM practices?
As EHRs proliferate, some healthcare providers and health IT vendors have had to take it upon themselves to develop common terminologies and standards.
In the effort to advance secure and interoperable health information exchanges, ONC has released its interoperability roadmap. The roadmap is directed towards the development of a nationwide learning health system.